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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Queensland Federation medallion

Queensland Federation medallion

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1901
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A computer monitor for the Geoscience Australia Computer known as Annie.

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Geoscience Australia collection no. 1
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Computer hardware
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Geoscience Australia
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Bark painting 'Djeigung the Galbu Snake' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Railway Station. Newtown N.S.W.

Railway Station. Newtown N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G.Giovanardi, Sydney
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1907
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Rolling pin made at 'Nashville' by William Iram Nash for his daughter Bonnie Nash

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Sid Nash collection
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Rolling pins
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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 Lucian and Ethel Faithfull standing on the veranda of Bluestone Cottage

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Mr Bruce Coaldrake
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Bark painting of two figures relating to the Maraian ceremony by Billy Yirawala

Bark painting of two figures relating to the Maraian ceremon...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Yirawala
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Card expressing good wishes

Card expressing good wishes

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Ozone Hotel, Kingscote, K.I.

Ozone Hotel, Kingscote, K.I.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face and animals by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Helensburgh

Helensburgh

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak
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1929
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Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Envelopes
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U.S. Battleship Kearsarge

U.S. Battleship Kearsarge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Josephina Wilkey wearing a white bonnet.

Josephina Wilkey wearing a white bonnet.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Photograph of ship and paddle steamer

Photograph of ship and paddle steamer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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A Century at Moore Park Best Exhibit Beef Shorthorns 1882-1982

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Medals
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1882
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Holden Torana tiepin

Holden Torana tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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1965
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Bathurst Lions Club

Bathurst Lions Club

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Stereograph box with 200 stereo-photographs

Stereograph box with 200 stereo-photographs

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Photograph cases
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Pencil sketch depicting Little Bo Peep

Pencil sketch depicting Little Bo Peep

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's Irish Moss

Yachting Sydney Harbour, Bonnington's Irish Moss

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph titled 'C16 The same area, October 1929, showing almost complete destruction by Cactoblastis'

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Dr John Mann collection
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Photographs
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Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia
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1929
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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St Therese's School
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Luna Park, Sydney. N.S.W

Luna Park, Sydney. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Luna Park, Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A Guarded Queen

A Guarded Queen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Exercise book

Exercise book

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Exercise books
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Cream coloured envelope

Cream coloured envelope

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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'Napililingu', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

'Napililingu', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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Glass plate negative - Distributing sweets to school children at Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

Glass plate negative - Distributing sweets to school childre...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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QSL card for VK3OC

QSL card for VK3OC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Parramatta River from Abbotsford

Parramatta River from Abbotsford

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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David Hicks

David Hicks

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Jonathon Bentley
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Cartoons
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Mr Jonathon Bentley
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2006
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Cunard White Star Britannic

Cunard White Star Britannic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Ceramic money box

Ceramic money box

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Moneyboxes
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1878
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U.S.A. Fleet Entering Sydney Harbour

U.S.A. Fleet Entering Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Govertt's Leap and Bridal Veil Falls, Blackheath, NSW

Govertt's Leap and Bridal Veil Falls, Blackheath, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Govetts Leap, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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New Bridge, Brisbane and Old Victoria Bridge, Brisbane

New Bridge, Brisbane and Old Victoria Bridge, Brisbane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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QSL card for VK2CY

QSL card for VK2CY

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Part of a bridge, still under construction, with people standing around and on the bridge

Part of a bridge, still under construction, with people stan...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Callistemon Salignus

Callistemon Salignus

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor cars
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Victoria, Australia
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GM Holden Ltd
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1949
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mr and Mrs Andrew Gibson

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Commemorative book celebrating the Trans-Australian Railway, Turning the First Sod, By His Excellency the Governor General at Port Augusta, 14 September 1912

Commemorative book celebrating the Trans-Australian Railway,...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Commemorative books
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1912
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Interior lunchroom, Monument

Interior lunchroom, Monument

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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The Netherlands
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photographic postcard depicting Zeynard's Marvellous Midget Circus - Two ponies on a see-saw

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Trimingham toy train passenger coach

Trimingham toy train passenger coach

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway carriages
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The Christian Captive

The Christian Captive

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Gasmasks
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1981
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1947
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Damaged auto-collimator, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

Damaged auto-collimator, a relic from the 2003 bush fire tha...

Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Astronomical equipment
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Convict love token from Henry [G]Willims, 1838

Convict love token from Henry [G]Willims, 1838

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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St Patricks College Manly, NSW

St Patricks College Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Myoporum humile

Myoporum humile

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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